Sunset Theater

4224 Glenway Avenue,
Cincinnati, OH 45205

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Sunset Theater

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The Sunset Theater opened June 14, 1940 with Jackie Cooper in “Seventeen”. It had extra wide aisle seats to sit couples (called love seats). It was last known to being used by a car dealer. It was demolished in around 2005.

Contributed by David Hamilton

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Joeallen on October 26, 2004 at 3:06 am

Still being used by Glenway Chevrolet. For years before that, it was a bingo hall. A very popular one, too.

hanksykes on October 27, 2010 at 4:02 pm

After this cinema venue closed it became a Knights Of Columbus Hall before resurfacing, years later, becoming an Ackerman Chevrolet showroom. Ackermans were owners of several moviehouses in the Price Hill-Covedale area starting with The Glenway, The Sunset Th., and The Covedale Theater.

hanksykes on July 2, 2011 at 8:58 am

F&Y Construction out of Columbus,Ohio was the building company of this venue and Fred W. Stritzel was their designer for our Sunset Th.

hanksykes on July 9, 2011 at 9:02 am

Hello Chuck, This site is now part of the Carson School Complex. Sunset was the first Cincy cinema to use black lighting interior-wise,but I don’t know how!

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